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Latitude: 53.3738 / 53°22'25"N
Longitude: -2.3535 / 2°21'12"W
OS Eastings: 376580
OS Northings: 386383
OS Grid: SJ765863
Mapcode National: GBR DY0F.89
Mapcode Global: WH98V.TGHF
Entry Name: Moss Farmhouse
Listing Date: 26 April 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121966
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212826
Location: Trafford, WA14
Electoral Ward/Division: Bowdon
Built-Up Area: Altrincham
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 78 NE BOWDON SOUTH DOWNS
7/69 Moss Farmhouse
House. C16 and C17 with later alterations. Rendered brick,
the crosswing having a stone plinth, and slate roof
(replacement of thatch). 3-bay C16 wing with one storey and
attic. 2-storey C17 crosswing at left end. The 3-bay range
has a casement window in each bay and a central door and C20
porch. The eaves have been raised to accommodate the attic
and 2 dormer windows are inserted at the rear. The rear door
is opposite the front door and there is a leanto on the
right gable. The C17 crosswing has a total of 11 casement
windows as well as one 3-light ovolo-moulded timber mullion
window of C17. Gable stacks to both ranges. 2 cruck frames
divide the units of the single storey range and chamfered
beams and framed partitions are found almost throuqhout.
Mrs Gaskell is known to have visited the farm regularly. W A Singleton
suggests that the Cruck frames as early as C15. W A Singleton "Moss Farm Bowden"
Cheshire, Life January 1959.
Listing NGR: SJ7658086383
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